We compile all published information on the Recent Pentastomida published to date, including complete synonyms, and species distributions. All host species are cited and their names updated. A taxonomical history of the group, a synthesis of phylogenetic information for the taxon, and a summary of the pentastomes by host groups, with accounts of the illneses they provoke, are also provided.

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Keywords species checklist, synonyms, distribution, host checklist
Journal Zoologische Mededelingen
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Christoffersen, M.L, & De Assis, J.E. (2013). A systematic monograph of the Recent Pentastomida, with a compilation of their hosts. Zoologische Mededelingen, 87(1), 1–206.